Gay USA 9/1/2021

∎ March on Washington for voting rights highlights peril our democracy is in. And the US Supreme Court lets an abortion ban go into effect in Texas—overturning Roe v. Wade without even writing an opinion.   ∎ Big win for trans student activist Gavin Grimm. But a setback for trans students elsewhere...

Gay USA 8/25/2021

Alabama Mayor stands up for LGBTQ+ rights; cute new Australian lesbian teen movie.  ∎ Alabama mayor ready to send business to rival city after his Council nixes human rights bill. ∎ In Utah, a lesbian couple on a camping trip were found murdered. ∎ A rainbow flag desecrated in New York and raised in...

Gay USA 8/18/2021

First out gay Ambassador James Hormel dies; Pete and Chasten Buttigieg become parents. ∎ We mourn the losses of James C. Hormel, our first out gay US ambassador, and Paulette Goodman who served PFLAG for almost 40 years. ∎ President Biden names two LGBTQ activists with disabilities to a federal...

Gay USA 8/11/2021

Cuomo scandal ensnares 2 LGBTQ leaders; more LGBTQ triumphs at Tokyo Olympics. ∎ President Biden makes more big LGBTQ appointments. ∎ The Andrew Cuomo scandal ensnares two LGBT leaders. ∎ At a Brooklyn grade school, the kids’ mural quoting Audre Lorde is destroyed by school officials. ∎ At the...

Gay USA 08/04/2021

Tons of LGBTQ+ Olympic medal winners; hero lesbian teen in Kansas. ∎ The White House welcomes trans women of color and makes more LGBTQ appointments to the administration. ∎ Disgraced NY Governor Andrew Cuomo says that he kisses men, too. ∎ LGBTQ elected officials increase especially among Black...